Oral history interview with Charles W. Corey regarding James Montgomery Flagg, 1983 June 8

Corey, Charles W.
Artists' model

Size: 1 sound file : digital, wav file

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 17 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Charles W. Corey conducted 1983 June 8, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art. Corey reminisces about his experiences posing for a World War II poster painted by James Montgomery Flagg in 1942. He relates his memories of Flagg's studio and work habits.

Biographical/Historical Note: Charles W. Corey is an artists' model, living in Malaga, Spain.

This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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